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. >> welcome back. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill that is making its way through the senate. the bill would require online retailers to collect state and local sales tax for purchases made over the internet. the sales tax would be sent to the states where the shoppers live. under current law, states can only require stores to collect sales tax if the store has a physical presence in the state. so as we all know, most online sales are essentially tax- free, even though you are supposed to declare those items on your state tax return and pay the sales tax, very few americans do. the senate voted 74 to 20 yesterday to move the market place fairness act to a boatvote. with the level of support, the senate could pass the bill as early as this week. >> bart is same this morning that a woman was not injured when a train ran over her after she jumped onto the tracks at a san francisco station. the woman jumped in front of oncoming train at the 24 street station last night. the train went right over the woman as it passed through the station and did not injure her as she l
a lot of procrastinators. why you have an extra day to file your california taxes. >>> breaking news in san jose. one person has been killed in a house fire. our kiet do is on the scene and tells us it was an older woman who died. now another person thought to live there is still missing. firefighters tell kiet it's still too dangerous to go inside the house to look. the fire started about 8:30 tonight near highway 17. the winds were making it pretty hard to fight too. embers, they were flying onto neighbors' roofs. but so far, we're told the fire is contained to that one home. >>> very latest on the boston marathon bombings. here's what we know. the two bombs that went off killed three people. one of the victims, an eight- year-old boston boy. his father was running the race. his sister and mother were also seriously hurt. more than 140 people were injured. at least two other explosive devices were found near the finish line and were disabled. a reporter at our sister station in boston was right there as the bottom went off. >> w
the irs zeroing in on the bay area for tax cheats. >> we're one of the top five zones where rurnz are getting a bit closer >>> proposal to remain name san francisco international airport after harvey milk may get competition. nine members to the naming committee this group includes united airlines representative, fire chief and a city council woman. committee will establish guidelines for renaming airport and may recommend someone other than milk to honor. >> he has come up, certainly someone worthy of consideration but there are other names as well. and this committee is going hold hearings to evaluate the names. >> first hearing taking place next month. the kplee plans to ground plans through a ballot initiative. >> one group says state gives away $700 million in tax credits every year to corporations. that are not required to create any new jobs. a new irs study shows five clusters of tax cheats around the country. one of those is here in san francisco. >> limited to very wealtho folks who have tax attorneys trying to find ways to get around paying their share if those folks ar
' projections. netflix shares are up almost $40 to just $214 a share. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill making its way through the senate. the bill require online retailers to collect state and local sales tax for purchases made over the internet. the sales taxes will be sent to the states were a shopper lev's. under crime law, states can only require stores to collect sales tax of the store has a physical presence in the state. as a result, many online sales tax are essentially tax-free even though you're supposed to declare those items on your state tax return and pay the sales tax. very few americans do. this a de senate noted 74 to 20 yesterday to take up the bill. with that level of support, the senate could pass the bill as early as this week. >> using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as testing with fingers. a new study by the texas transportation institute at texas a&m university came out today and it showed driver response time significantly delayed no matter which method was used. the study was the first to compare boys to tax
. the senate is debating a bill that would require large online retailors to charge state and local sale tax. it would require all companies making over a million dollars a year to charge sales tax on all out of state purchase. state governors have been lobbying for this and the traditional brick and mortar stores say it will level the playing field. san jose based ebay opposes the tax saying sellers would have to navigate 9,000 different local tax jurisdictions across the country. >>> curbing the rules on teen drivers, the new proposals for california. plus. >> piles of dry can i be l pulled off store shelves. what you need to know about the expanded pet food recall. >>> i don't have a problem speaking for the trees. somebody has got to do it. >> changing the community by changing the environment. one one woman is doing to transfer form the view and the people. >> the first for the airline industry next. >>> we have lift off with the wingspan of a 747 and the power of a small electric scooter. the solar impulse airplane kruszed around the bay air gentleman this afternoon without a single dr
'll be gone by midweek. >> all right, thank you, paul. >> we'll be right back. the deadline to file tax returns. >>> we are just a few hours away from the deadline to file tax returns. the main post offices in san francisco, oakland, and san jose will be open late tonight to help people get that last- minute postmark. if you can't get your return done by today, you can file for an extension. and that doesn't delay payment if you owe money. you still have to estimate what you owe and pay that amount. for more information on tax day, go to our website, kpix.com/tax. >>> and back to our top story. we have the latest from boston, two people are dead. more than 120 hurt after a pair of bombs exploded near the finish of the boston marathon this afternoon. a third explosive device was recovered intact and disarmed. police are still sweeping the area for threats. they are urging people to stay inside. so far no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks and there is no word on a motive. >>> and we're coming up on the cbs evening news with much mor
residents failed to pass a $75 a year parcel tax. unfortunately, last year's reality is the same today. there is no money. >> it's very difficult. and we recognize that our citizenry wants fire protection services and we are going to have to figure how to do this. >> reporter: the firefighters say the other reality is these cuts could be life or death. >> our firefighter staffing went from 91 firefighters down to 72. and these cuts would bring us down to 66 firefighters on duty. in a county this size, it's unheard of. >> rert: e plan so far is to close one station july and another next year. supervisor mitchoff says she is optimistic they can find other options but dipping into the general fund might not be one of them. >> i know there is a feeling we are going to be ask to use general fund dollars and at this point, i have to weigh that against other needs in the county. >> reporter: today the budget was just up for generalization. the board of supervisors will make a final decision on it on may 14. in martinez, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> and cate tells us that she has learned that sta
to be grounded. >>> the deadline for filing your 2012 tax return is now a little more than an hour away. ktvu's jade hernandez talked to some pro procrastinators who waited until the last minute to file their taxes. it wasn't so long until since two dozen postoffices stayed open late. more than 80% of taxpayers file online. but-- >> it's guaranteed it will be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing us their tax returns? >> why? >> procrastination. >> some filers want to have extra money now. >> usually people get their taxes back and they spend all their money real fast. the last minute thing i kind of like that because now i'm going to have a little extra. >> reporter: at the h & r block office, this procrastinator is hoping to take advantage of a cancelled appointment. there's always a reason to wait in these lines. >> i think most people get antsy because usually you have to pay and they don't want to give up their money. >> reporter: jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many
. >>> the deadline for filing your 2012 tax return is now a little more than an hour away. ktvu's jade hernandez talked to some pro procrastinators who waited until the last minute to file their taxes. it wasn't so long until since two dozen postoffices stayed open late. more than 80% of taxpayers file online. but-- >> it's guaranteed it will be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing us their tax returns? >> why? >> procrastination. >> some filers want to have extra money now. >> usually people get their taxes back and they spend all their money real fast. the last minute thing i kind of like that because now i'm going to have a little extra. >> reporter: at the h & r block office, this procrastinator is hoping to take advantage of a cancelled appointment. there's always a reason to wait in these lines. >> i think most people get antsy because usually you have to pay and they don't want to give up their money. >> reporter: jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many of those lost in
seems tax but that is new in california. what the u.s. government wants to do now that willake it so everyone has to pay internet sales tax. >> a one-two punch from mother outfr fld, tousang facing another headache >> covering santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone, 5:14 and this is the view from mount sutro looking on e lightsf san anciosget re t night separae day with more on the weather. it will be warm one coming up in a few minutes. >> the days of tax-free online shopping could end. the not is plan on voting by today to give states the authority to collect sales tax on all internet purchases. amazon is urging customers to call lawmakers to shoot it down. local governments have been losing billions from online retailers not collecting sales taxes. california and eight other states are the exceptions. with state laws requiring online giants to collect taxes from internet purchases. >> amazon is upping customers to write the congressional representatives to oppose the bill. >> there are a lot of rattled nerves but no damage or
people that have worked so hard to do this. the fact it's patriots day and tax day. i don't know. just all sorts of things running around in my head with regards to being an american and new new englander that i think it's just a terrible, terrible thing. >>reporter: passengers say before take off the pilot offered anyone who was too shaken up to travel to get off the plane if they wanted. people arisk from chicago say they have learned about the bombings in mid flight from the pilot then ordered to stay in the seat fanned they had to good to the before the room they had to ask. >> had you to press and they would literally come to you. it's like in school. one at a time. we were in coach so we couldn't go up to firsts class and vice versa. >>reporter: as restrictive as it may have been the pilot did tell us passengers that standard operating procedure during times of uncertainty. live at sfo, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> among the images from the boston bombings resonating across the nation is one of a runner knocked to the ground. take a being loochlt you can see the power of the
will be available for produce. >> california already offers you a tax incentive if you buy a hybrid vehicle but one lawmaker wants to sweeten that pot. phil ting touted a clean car tax bill eliminating state sales tax for anyone buying a hay brid or electric vehicle. tink says this is to get more clean fueled vehicles out there on the road. >> california goal of putting 1.5 million vehicles on road by 2025 but now we only have 117,000. we have a ways to go. >> gas powered vehicles generate 40% of the state air pollution. >> habitat for humanity clom com pleet aid three-day building blitz today. >> to some this may sound like a lot of news but for erica,. >> it's music to ears and soon to be her new home this, is the construction site of habitat for humanity affordable housing come ple.. one complete there tlb 12 new homes, one will belong to erica. >> do. >> hundreds of hands from different experiences. >> this is about nailing and getting ready. >> habitat decided to, but the same code as ply. >> we breakdown into teachable cone yents. >> homes will cost $180,000 paid over 30 years with no interes
an extra day to file state taxes after problems with online tax payments. the system crashed because so many people were trying to pay online, online payment is up 66%. because of the issues, california officials extended the deadline by a day but this is just for your california return. for more information go to kpix.com/tax. >>> federal investigators are looking at last year's chevron refinery fire in richmond. chevron was allowed to monitor rather than fix the potential problems. the company had the resources and expertise to know the risk but there was no intervention before the accident happened. >>> california lawmakers are proposing a plastic bag ban that could go into effect. there are 70 cities with similar laws. senate bill 405 would supersede all of them. an initial hearing set for tomorrow in the environmental quality committee. >>> 4:42. what your heart rate can tell you about your risk of death. >>> plus more evidence that being behind the wheel of a car is dangerous. >>> he made it ten feet, we saw him collapse. >> a parents at a youth area baseball game saved the life o
. the board of supervisors today debated whether to close county fire houses. it was shrinking property tax revenues. four or five stations were shutdown this year now two more or on the chopping block. firefighters say that would dramatically increase response times. >> obviously minutes count, seconds count often and then on a fire emergency this allows a fire to get bigger. and looking at the budget it looks like the station closed unless we come up with something creative before. >> county leaders say there hands may be tied because voters rejected a partial tax measure to beef up staffing levels. final vote is expected may 14. >> police are hoping to solve a cold missing persons case with the hell f of forensic artist. he was 20 years old when he disappeared 10 years ago. he was five feet, 10 inches tall. shane was last seen in the arch stone apartment on owens drive back in september 2003. take a look, now, this is a new age progression picture drawn by forensic artist. it shows shane as he would appear now at the age of 32. shane is asked to contact police. >> in conquer, police are
of this, we all know that a pressure cooker is a fact of and these terrorist sort of tax because it heats the steam out really high and, when the bomb goes off with the pressure cooker this whole 10 a 12 lb. piece of metal becomes shrapnel and this is self and books, people becoming a weapon. >> pam: >> reporter: there and it's more popular just for cooking in certain countries. you could fit quite a bit in the air, its heavy heavy-metal and when this thing exposed watch out. you also have this all off sheet object becoming a weapon! >> reporter: one of these was quinn to be used in the 2010's square tax it is becoming more and more popular unfortunately. >> pam: we will bring you the latest update tehran kron 4 as well as our new shem own web site kron 4 beckham (laughter) www.kron4.com >> pam: after hours of uncertainty american airlines fix the glitch by 2:00 this afternoon. >> reporter: ♪ i'm still waiting here that as they continue to work on it. everyone is to try to deal with it. >> it was the late jolo >> reporter: on have you been here for fear? >> >> pam: >> reporter: meningit
for people who don't have insurance under the new federal health care law. it will come during tax time. there was a wrinkle discovered in the new health care law involving the irs and you. the man who oversees the irs says the agency needs to do a better job getting the word out. the law is known as the affordable care act. few people outside lawyers and accountants' offices know that it will penalize many people who do not have health insurance by docking their tax refunds. and that, says the man who oversees the irs, presents a problem because he says the agency has not publicized this penalty as much as it should. >> many americans do not realize the extend that the internal revenue service will be involved in the implementation of the affordable care act. >> the irs would not comment on its inspector general's criticisms but it is already getting ready to play enforcer in this new law. just last week, president obama has asked congress for $440 million to help the irs get ready to oversee this part of the health care law. >>> coming up tonight, nbc bay area investigative reporter s
it and forget it >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. the story i'm falling out of washington. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill making its way through the senate. the bill would require online retailer to collect data local taxes for purchases made over the internet. the sales taxes would be sent to the state where the shopper lives. >> under current law, states can only record store to collect sales taxes if the store has a physical presence in the state. as a result, many on-line cells essentially tax-free. even though you are supposed to declare those items on your state tax returns and pay the sales tax. very few americans do. the senate voted 74 to 20 as today to take up the bill. with the level of support, the senate to pass the bill as early as this week. >> >> we will take a break is 511 back with more in a moment. when we come back we will the full text of forecast. here's a look at san jose. the ride on 101 looking okay. temperatures outsider pretty good. 54 in san jose looking for near a [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf..
apple could surprise wall street and begin a turn around. >> bill that could impose sale taxes on online purchases clear add hurdle. the senate votes 74-20 to take up the bill to give states the authority to require online retailers like amazon to collect state and local sales taxes. if support continues, the senate could pass the bill by this week. california and eight other states already have laws that require online retailers to collect taxes for internet purchases. >> netflix is coming back after house of cards. >> good morning, brace for delays if you are flying. the f.a.a. is expected to continue to keep planes on the ground in some of the busiest airports as budget cut result in a shortage of air traffic controllers. the transportation department says they are thinking of preventing enforcement of rules. >> are you hooked on netflix? they say they signed up two million news customers last quarter with the new scary series beating records. >> and xbox maker will have a new app that lets gameers purchase physical goods like anything on the pizza hut menu using the gaming console. t
those problems are fixed. >>> well, the new tax is causing controversy in maryland. it is nicknamed, the rain tax. renters, homeowners and businesses will pay a new tax, based on how much surface area a person has on their property. the money raised from the tax would be used to improve storm water runoff systems. it's all part of an epa mandate to clean up water in the bay. >>> well, is there any chance of rain this evening? a live look outside now. temperatures return. can spring showers be looking far behind? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram and bob turk are updating the forecast for us. first, here's bob. >> yes, there is a chance we'll see shower activity. i'll show you that a little later on. take a look at mild temperatures. 72 now. 73 in d.c. the cool spot, ocean city, only 58. and even 73 out in oakland. and temperatures right now, running 18 degrees warmer in oakland; we're at 14 degrees warmer than we were justice at this hour. ocean city is actually four degrees warmer than 24 hours ago. what do we have coming our way the next
resulted in citations nor fines. >>> today is tax day and uncle sam expects to hear from you by midnight. either turn in those tax forms or file an extension. a sign of the changing times here, five bay area post offices scheduled extended hours for tonight. see more than 80% of taxpayers now file online, but still post office workers say they usually see a last-minute flurry of activity right before that midnight deadline. >> it's guaranteed we'll be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing in their tax returns. >> in san francisco the main post office there on evans street are scheduled to stay open till midnight. down in san jose the post office is open till 10:00 and the oakland post office on 7th street is open till 10:00, as well. up in petaluma the post office is scheduled to have curb side service until 8:00. >>> the parents of 15-year-old audrie pott held an emotional news conference today. they say they plan to file a civil suit against the families of the three 16-year
. >> the board decided to close four stations last year after a parcel tax failed to pass the november ballot. >>> the u.s. postal service will sell its historic downtown berkeley building on alston way. the post office will be moved to another location as close to the current site as possible. the postal service says financial issues are forcing the sale. berkeley's mayor says he is disappointed and hopes the owners will maintain the building's historfacade >>> north vallejo little league is asking parents and relatives to leave their weapons at home. 200 little leaguers were temporarily benched last week after a noninjury shooting occurred outside in the parking lot. it happened after a father and relative got into an argument during a game. >> i know it happened this vallejo but you wouldn't think it would happen on a t-ball game with little kids playing. >> they were heartbroken. they want to play. nothing out here for them really to do positive. the only thing. >> the game is back on. a new no tolerance policy includes no violence and no weapons. >>> the california highway patrol will co
of jobs were expanded. >>> 7:47. ebay may be on the losing end of a battle over internet sales tax. the online retailer wants customers to tell federal lawmakers they oppose a to collect sales tax on internet purchases. ebay says the sales tax would hurt small businesses. but the u.s. senate overwhelmingly agreed to start debating the idea. online retailers are exempt with less than $1 million a year. >>> nevada is accused of dumping psychiatric patients in california to save money. pam cook is in our newsroom with the alarming accusations and what the city of san francisco is doing about it. >> well, a nevada state mental hospital is accused of putting psychiatric patients on greyhound buss headed for california -- buses headed for california. it doesn't stop there. the hospital in las vegas loaded up 1500 patients on buses and sent them out of state. now dennis herrera is demanding answers. >> it's very disconcerting when i think about these individuals given one-way passes on buses, no meds, food or drink. >> herrera is asking the allegations to be looked into. he says if the al
on filing their firm returns. taxes remain due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday. >> google is being praised for action in the minutes after the bombing. the internet giant created a link called person finder entering name and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view. the service came in handy because cell phone service was nonexistent for several hours. >> you can give information about a runner, as well. >> we will bring you continued coverage of the boston bombings and our news reporter is in boston with the live reports later today on abc7 news tweeting updates on abc7 with a slide show on our website at abc7news.com. >> much more on the boston bombing stories straight ahead but right now we get you out the door with a check on the weather forecast. >> mike? >> we are looking at dry conditions on live doppler 7 hd, everyone. it will remain dry for the next seven days, we will talk about the winds gusting fattest right now, santa rosa up to 26 miles per hour, and fairly at 22 and novato at 18, with half moon bay a
bags at check out. that doesn't sit well with some. >> i feel they are already getting money from taxes that they charge you. they charge you for everything in the world. and i just think it's an added cost. >> they are messy. people throw them everywhere. they do plug things up. i would like it to be cleaner for my grand kids. >> now according to san mateo county health system, californians use about 20 billion plastic grocery bags every year. that is why a growing number of communities all across the bay area are putting similar bans in place in an effort to offset all of the cleanup costs. as we bring you back here live here in san mateo county they are really trying to launch an education effort and get people used to this new bag ban. you can see they have a sign posted here at the entrance to the store. and in many case there is is a store that will hand out reusable bags for free. we are live this morning in belmont alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:38. sal, we're just talking about you know forgetting the bags. do you bring your bags your reusable bags? it's a guy
over a long line sales tax and why a big bay area company is talking about the smaller businesses out there. >>> plus they decided to sell the historic downtown office in berkel . >>> good morning, we have some fog on the coast and we still have a north wind, anywhere from 50s, 60s and 70s and 80s inland. >>> here is a look at some of the top stories we are following for you, a s.w.a.t. standoff right now in east oakland. police have been outside the lockwood housing garden complex for several hours. they believe a man suspected of shooting somebody last night on cherry street lives there and may be hiding inside. >>> bart is back on schedule this morning after having major delays last night. a woman jumped in front of a train and officials say the train went right over the woman, she was laying on the tracks, believe it or not she was not hurt. they are allowing it and they need time to go through and review them all. at least for now, travelers cannot take small knives on to planes. >>> ebay says charging sales tax could hurt many small businesses so they are encouraging federal law
seriously. >>> ebay says charging sales taxes could hurt many small businesses and they are letting federal workers oppose them. they overwhelmingly voted to debate the idea if the senate approves the proposal they will then go to the house and amazon approves online sellers. >>> they are selling off that historic main downtown building in berkeley. they are on the national registry of historic places and the community now has two weeks to appeal but the move comes as the postal service comes to generate revenue and cut costs. >>> a film is being done in louisiana and it is all the football teams 151 game winning streak and the coach behind it all. it is called when the game stands tall and this man stars as the coach and he stepped down at the beginning of this year. and neal haze being filmed in louisiana, tax credits there make filming less expensive. when the game stands tall is due out next fall. >>> let's check in with sal, how is the commute? >> you know it is actually all right but let's start with the bay bridge, that is backed up for a 20 to 35 minute delay which is the norm and n
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or form. the supreme court said that if you do an internet transaction he did not have to collect taxes. for local government is a decision that will hopefully pool and $23 billion in state local taxes. there's pros and cons. i will still shop online, because i hate people. bipartisan support and the white house said if you pass it, we will approve it. it's more so the matter of when and not if. ming out wir quarterly earnings. >> they don't have a lot of competition. the department of justice have approved mergers that she wouldn't have thought would be passed. the roots are going to be more and more eliminated. they're charging full price and they're not discounting to come peak with one another. if you're an investor, i'm starting to look at them. >> was talk about five to nine plan. i agree with it for college or not. >> i would prefer that parents save for their own retirement first, but if you're wealthy and give max goes outhave maxed those out. 'a great way of saying--saving money passed deferred. i liked it but i prefer that to save it for yourself. 529 plans are really for the
sales tax would require retailers with sales of more than a million dollars to tax its shoppers. that could generate up to $23 billion a year in revenue. bay area-based ebay does not support the bill. its ceo emailed millions of users asking them to fight it. the u.s. senate began debating the bill yesterday. >>> 5:20. coming up the as did something they haven't done in almost a year. >> plus, buster posey led a giants comeback and an unlikely source finished it. >> first as we count down to opening day here's a look at the new bay bridge. we'll be right back. ,, when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> taking a check now, fine across the golden gate bridge, no metering lights, delays through the livermore valley and through dublin-pleasanton. we'll have a check of more traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here o
volunteer fire department in san jose is typical. it receives no tax money and survives only on hand me downs from other departments and contributions from the community. in san jose, len ramidas, kpix5. >>> a heavy police presence at pg and e substations. what's behind the increased security? >> it shouldn't be happening. period. it shouldn be happening. >> anger as cities were guarded piling up. why trash collection stopped again. >>> weather outside today certainly did not stink. it was just about perfect. we have upper 40s and low 50s overnight tonight. oakland tomorrow morning, 50. vallejo 49. wait until you see how warm we'll get in the forecast. details next. ,,,,,,,,,,,, following the sabotage of a south bay substation. todayy up security >>> tonight, pg and e is not following any chances following the sabotage of a substation. they are beefing up security at several bay area facilities. heavily armed police and patrol cars could be seen guarding the newark substation. someone cut fiberoptic cables and used a rifle to shut out five transforters in san jose on tuesday. pg and e
this afternoon for felony theft income tax fraud and money laundering. these men pleaded not guilty. the remaining 5 defendants are believed to have fled to israel. home country. >> there are group of people that will come into the u.s. after the military duty and do this of business. it's not isolateed to our county something that happens across the united states. >> this case scheduled to go to trail in june. as for the 5 employee who skip town the da plans to issue a warrant for their arrest. in san jose lillian kim abc ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> it's a frightening image. guard rail meant to save new a crash. instead makes it worse. slicing right through the car. tonight a serious concern about safety open our highway. >> it's emerging from
legislation to help states force online retailers to collect tens of billions of dollars in sales tax. a final senate vote could come by the end of the week. a campaign to raise funds to cover medical expenses for boston bombing victims and now double amputee jeff baumann has received an overwhelming response. nearly $620,000 has been raised in just six days. >>> finally, it's one thing to knowingly throw your money away in vegas, but get this. a recent audit found taxicab drivers overcharging tourists by taking them on the scenic route to and from the airport to the tune of $15 million last year. i may have been on one of those. >>> straight ahead, meet the members of the s.w.a.t. team that desended on the 19-year-old bombing suspect while he lay in that boat not knowing if he was armed or if the boat was boony trapped next. >>> the officers who arrested accused terrorist dzhokhar tsarnaev say the whole ordeal has not sunk in yet. the manhunt for tsarnaev culminated in a showdown in the backyard of a watertown home where he was hiding in a covered boat. with the help of powerful infrared surv
and their office is now empty. three former employees were arraigned for income tax fraud and money non-- money laundering. >> they are a group people that come to the united states after a military duty in israel and do this type of business and it is not isolated to our county, it is something that happens across the united states. >> this case is scheduled to go to trial in june and as for the five who skipped town the d.a. will issue a warrant for their arrest. >> the postal service has dealt a blow to berkeley neighbors fighting to keep a historic post office open saying they have oh kid the sale of the berkeley post office building. city leaders say the 99-year-old building has historic significance and should be preserved and the post office said they will open a new post office as close to the country site as possible part of the effort by the post office to generate revenue. opponents have 15 days to appeal. >> the warriors face the nuggets in denver tonight in game two in the playoff sears. they almost pulled out a win saturday night but miller was able to make the game-winning basket
values and tax collection. firefighters showed up to say enough is enough. last year, the county ordered four fire stations shut down. firefighters say closing two more will dramatically increase response times in an emergency. >> in a medical, obviously minutes and seconds count. and then in a fire emergency, this allows the fire to get bigger. i mean, obviously getting there to a bedroom fire and being able to keep it in the bedroom is much better than the fire spreading out through the house. >>> county officials say part of the reason is voter rejection that could have kept staffing levels. supervisors say they are in a tough 1309. >> there's alternatives that we can do in not closing the stations. we're hope to that. but we have to get a budget together and looking at the budget, it looks like we'll have the stations closed unless we come up with something creative before. >> reporter: the county board of supervisors is get to board on the plan may 14th. meanwhile, firefighters say this year, really bad year to cut any fire services at all because of the really dry conditions from a
the warm-up tomorrow. tax you down to morgan hill. sunshine tomorrow, 78. sunny and warm on friday. that is where we will stay for a while. low pressure moving out. high pressure moving in. that will cause the wind to relax. you won't have a fifth straight day of the wind but we'll have high pressure building in. the wind will die down and temperatures tomorrow will get into the upper 70s. then high pressure gets evening stronger and just drops anchor right offshore. that is the perfect location. kind of what happens in october, typically not in april to draw out a light offshore wind and warm us up to the coastline with zero or little fog. the coast, you will hit the 70s coming up next week with a lot of spots well into the 70s tomorrow. concord, 78. oakland, 77. mountain view, 76. pleasant hill, concord, walnut creek at 78. santa rosa, you will hit 77. downtown san francisco tomorrow, 68 degrees. we stay mild all the way through the weekend away from the water. low 70s at the coast line for the top of next week. it will be warm and sunny and dry. we will be right back. ,, the exp
the irs garnishes their tax refund for not buying insurance. the law is known as the affordable care act. and the mandate is the law. few know that the individual mandate rules will mean that a financial penalty will be levied for those who don't participate, don't buy or have health insurance provided by their employers. how will the irs do that? by docking their tax refunds, as much as a couple thousand a year for a family of four. and that, the inspector general says, presents a problem. >> many americans do not realize the extent that the internal revenue service will be involved in the implementation of the affordable care act. >> now, the irs would not comment, in fact, referred us to their website for those criticisms. in fact, the irs is already getting ready to play enforcer for the new law. just last week it asked congress for $440 million to help it enforce this new health care system. now coming up tonight at 11:00 p.m. on nbc bay area we'll break down the entire law in detail, and tell you just what you face if you don't pay the health insurance. all tonight at 11:00. we'll
legislators to support a tobacco tax increase. the county stated that this was its intent in its federal application. a new analysis of state government workers shows that 75 retired executives are working for the state. this despite the governor's order to remove all but the most critical retireys from the workforce. the retireys are earning between $45 to $75 an hour even as they're drawing their pensions. >> all three major bay area airports today say flights are running smoothly, the first day of the furloughs. there are what they call random delays on the east coast, but there was no way of telling if they were relate today staffing cut backs. air traffic controllers are set to be furloughed one day every other week. a legal challenge to the furloughs brought by pilots and an airline group is working its way through the courts. >>> it will be time to close the curtains for good after tonight's movie showings at an east bay movie house. >> reporter: ken, we're live in front of the theater tonight. we have been here for a few hours. those wanting to save the dome have collected signat
the coolest video we have seen in california already offers tax incentive to you if you buy a hybrid vehicle but one lawmaker wants to sweeten the pot even more. hisó[ proposal eliminate the state sales tax for anyone buying hybrid or electric vehicle. 3000 dollar savings of a green energy car. gas leap powered vehicle generate 40 percent of the state air pollution. >> great story. 13-year-old girl from fremont got an opportunity to share some of her scientific knowledge with the president today. jessica was among 30 students from across the nation who attended the third white house science fair. met the president. got firsthand look at invention that won the stem competition. that's the nation top science technology engineering and math competition. >> want you to know that you have got a whole country behind you as you pursue your dreams. and your success is going to be our success as well. >> all right? >> way to go. >>reporter: young jessica awarded for her project thaebingt uses led lights to help strengthen tired eye muscle and improve peripheral vision. how impressive is th
up to $300,000 in annual tax revenue. neighbors in the area expressed concern about how more air traffic and noise levels would harm them but the mayor insisted that signature and the other jet companies will adhere to the curfew in place from 11:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. we talked to an airport official about the howl and how they will -- how they will benefit and how the airport needs the money. we'll bring that to you coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2." janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> coming up next -- the senate prepares to take action on the issue over gun control. how the votes are stacking up for extended background checks. and what california dianne feinstein said on the senate floor years ago. >>> this year's host of the oscars. he's now at the center of a controversy tied to the boston marathon bombings. >>> 30s, 40s and 50s on the low. it's clear for everybody. windy for some. highs today warming up. a lot of 70s, low to mid. temperatures will continue to warm up. >>> we're getting word of delays at sfo. the airport says flights to and from o'hare int
bit of news the irs saying that boston taxpayers need time to finish their tax returns without worry because the irs figures it will provide individual tax filing and payment extensions st that they will announce the details tomorrow. more news coming up after the break. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish. i'm probably allergic to that. at kaiser permanente, your medical information is available to you and your doctors. quickly. securely. no guesswork required. better information. better care. kaiserpermanente. thrive. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call now for a new low price. u-verse triple play bundles start at $79 a month. get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] plus now get two times the internet speed than before.
and return $19 million a year in tax autos i have never been involved in a project offers so much private capitol investment and many measurable public benefits. >> some residents of the neighborhood have joined with the sierra club and bay keeper in opposing the bill because they want the proposal for the site to go through local committees. >> today, outreach must allowed to do their job autos gail cahill is an attorney and resident of the neighborhood. >> anyone driven down to a ball game knows what happened on the embark dareo our roadways are overtax ootd warriors president told me the transportation planner is working on it. >> it's a study not just focused on warriors project but the water front transportation system. >> opponents are worried they'll get ahead of the planning. today, not every member was there to vote but the chair indicated it looks like votes will be there to get the bill out of committee. >> if that is where we'll have to take it up again, we will. >> they're hoping to have the stadium up and running by 2017. >> a young baseball player continues to recover after
's patriots day and tax day. i don't know. just all sorts of things running around in my head with regards to being an american and new new englander that i think it's just a terrible, terrible thing. >>reporter: passengers say before take off the pilot offered anyone who was too shaken up to travel to get off the plane if they wanted. people arisk from chicago say they have learned about the bombings in mid flight from the pilot then ordered to stay in the seat fanned they had to good to the before the room they had to ask. >> had you to press and they would literally come to you. it's like in school. one at a time. we were in coach so we couldn't go up to firsts class and vice versa. >>reporter: as restrictive as it may have been the pilot did tell us passengers that standard operating procedure during times of uncertainty. live at sfo, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> among the images from the boston bombings resonating across the nation is one of a runner knocked to the ground. take a being loochlt you can see the power of the blast push bill to the ground. 78-year-old from washington
the irs is zeroing in on the bay area for tax cheats coming up at 5:00. >>> here is a look at the prime time line up. 8:00, it's splash followed by dancing with the stars results show. body of proof, and join us for abc 7 news at 11:00. >> two rid tag homes the last thing they needed was more water inside. >> that is what they got. the city turned the water back on. abc 7 news has the story you'll see only on abc 7 news. >> neighbors here have been happy but we did get a look at the e mail from the yorn of one of the homes who is upset because he feels water was flowing inside of his vacant home for three days. the city disputes that. the restoration company was back today, cleaning up water damage in one red tagged home. not damage from bag on february 27th whj a 16 inch water main broke, this damage was new. from the week before last when city crews turned water back on to two red tagged homes. this is something that never should have happened. >> if we've been asked to turn it off we lock it. we did not do that. an emergency contractor turned off water soit wasn't error on our part.
. fines are a regressive tax on the poorest of san francisco citizens. let me tell you, recently i ran into a san francisco resident and citizen who hasn't been to a library in more than 7 years. and that's because this person lost a borrowed videotape. the bill for the replacement was more than this person could afford to pay and there was no payment plan offered, no reduction offered, and no alternative to payment. or some way to work it out, for example, by volunteering to help the library or the public in some way. seven years of no library use because of one lost video. the point of the story is that fines and fees are a huge barrier to library use and the library in part recognizes that by giving kids free fines and seniors half off the usual adult 10 cents a fine. but those barriers should be removed entirely and that's something that you can [inaudible]. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. if you could please speak on the microphone. that's on the overhead. thank you. >>> hi, my name is neil dahani. i sit on the board of san francisco beautiful and also the neighb
in annual tax revenue. neighbors in the area are concerned about aircraft traffic and the noise levels but they have insisted other jet companies will continue to adhere to the curfew in place that restricts between flying 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. and they are looking into this for people who live nearby who expressed concern about the deal. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> pg&e says more power equipment may have to be taken off line today to fix the damage caused by an act of sabotage yesterday. the santa clara county sheriff's office felt somebody fire gunshots and it is near san jose. it caused a chemical -- caused a chemical spill and authorities think the same vandal cut a fiber optic line which disrupted communications south of san jose. >> that is why the 911 systems went out the phone systems went out and data systems went out and after that shots were fired. >> at&t is august of a $250,000 reward to help catching the vandals or whoever is responsible but some people are trying to make phone calls and the damage is this morning. >>> we have a stalled bus which
daughter. >> i am hard broken. she was a wonderful paperson. ever wonder anew our loved her. you cannot tax for a better daughter. i cannot believe that this has happened. this does not make any sense. >> several boston area public safety unions are offering a 50 declined thousand dollar reward leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the attack. >> are arrests have been made in the murder of a bay area paramedic who was driving in oakland hills area. five arrests, all boys ages 16 or younger. kron4 will tran is live with the story. >> the police department made up or arrest the same day that he was laid to rest. here is a picture of the paramedic. he was not working at the time and he was in the process of taking his father to the hospital when a car pulled up and fired several shots. here is video of the sting from april 2nd. he lost control of his car and crested down a ravine. they run able to find the suspects at the time and we do know that the first arrest was made on monday and it talked to the suspect and he gave up an affirmation of the were able to make the o
to be in the 60s. >> the update out of taxes to just north of waco. a massive explosion of -- texas. we are hearing that this is a massive situation. dozens could be dead. we are hearing that 60-70 people could be dead. that is from a hospital official. the fertilizer plant exploded. there is a middle school and a nursing home had partial damage. this is brand new video. this dramatic video what this fireball and watch. this just entirely blows up. this fertilizer plant in the city of wess.. north of waco, texas. it could have killed nearly 60- 70 people. a hospital official is estimating that that is the number of people with five of firefighters. and a police officer. and the town is being evaluated as this is volatile. they are concerned that this other fertilizer container could also explode. remember, you can go to our 24/7 new channel comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates. gary radnich >> the giants is the final in milwaukee at this hour. >> gary: the giants lost last evening and a different story tonight. pretty decent pitching. and it continues to go feet
,000 in fines, cannot have outstanding taxes or felony convictions and won't receive federal benefits until they apply for permanent resident status after ten years. the homeland security director says the plan will make the country safer. >> enabling dhs to further focus its resources on criminals, human smugglers and traffickers and national security threats. >> the plan has $17 billion for security and border agents. >>> coming up, sam brock looks at the changes to the border security like we were saying as well as the immigration reform proposal. that's all coming up tonight at 6:00. >>> okay. what happened in boston earlier this week has many of us thinking about how we would respond to tragedy. a 7-year-old san jose girl might have something to teach us all about that. >> she lost her mother to cancer earlier this year, but ever since then she has not stopped trying to make something good out of something so bad. garvin thomas is here with tonight's bay area proud. >> reporter: on the morning of january 25th, the day after her mother, robin, died of breast cancer, she brought a jar in
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